Leo Baeck Institute works to preserve and promote the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.
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Refuge in the Heights: The German Jews of Washington Heights
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Thanks to a generous grant of The Cahnman Foundation, the LBI Library is creating virtual inventories of three complete private German-Jewish libraries.
I. Introduction The purpose of this policy is to define subject areas for collection development, and to determine how intensely we will collect in each area. The policy will be used to guide our decisions in purchasing, accepting donations and weeding. A. Objectives The mission of the library remains to …
“Aleph-Bet” by Ze’ev Raban, ill. Levin Kipness on the cradle in the Gruss Lipper Digital Laboratory at the Center for Jewish History. The Leo Baeck Institute is continually making its library collections more accessible by digitizing important parts of our collection which are in the public domain. The digitization projects …
LBI Library staff Renate Evers, Ginger Barna, Tracey Felder and Lauren Paustian engaged with current issues and developments in librarianship at several conferences in 2015 and 2016.
The Leo Baeck Institute is seeking a part-time Library Assistant. This is a six-month temporary position, with the possibility of extension.
In 2016, the LBI received the entire library of the designer and typesetter Henry (Heinz ) Wachs, who was born in 1916 in the Prussian province of Posen. Remarkably, along with the library, the collection includes a copy of a document listing most of the books, which was created to …
Librarian Lauren Paustian explains the best practices employed for the physical preservation of the many rare and fragile materials among the 80,000 items in the LBI Library.
Renate Evers, Director of Collections at LBI, took the opportunity to visit the 18th Constance Book Fair.
Joshua Teplitsky introduces his new book about one of the world's largest collections of Jewish books and the man who used his collection to cultivate power, prestige, and influence.
The LBI Library collects publications related to the history and culture of German-speaking Jews as outlined in its Collection Development Policy . A rotating selection of recent highlights from among our new acquisitions are featured on this website, as well as a link to a comprehensive list of new acquisitions …